Motorcyclist Killed in DeKalb County Crash

DEKALB COUNTY (WIFR) -- A 60-year-old man is dead after deputies say a van crashed into the motorcycle he was riding.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department says James Velguth from Downers Grove was thrown from his bike.

The crash happened around 7:15pm Friday at the intersection of Route 23 and Chicago Road.

Investigators say the driver of a van didn't see the motorcycle and hit it as he was crossing the road.

The driver of the van was ticketed for not yielding.

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